Comics are go! Podcast 26

Hello and welcome to the Library Love podcast from beautiful Falkirk with Gavin, Grant and Allan. Today’s episode is all about graphic novels, we will be recommending our favourite titles. If you’re tempted by any of the books we suggest, then have a look on our library catalogue where you can request it – or simply have a rummage on our shelves for some fabulous books.

What we have been reading and listening to:
Gavin has been reading:
• The Dragon’s Legacy, Deborah Wolf

Allan has been listening to:
• Podcast: You Must Remember This

Grant has been listening to:
• Mark Kermode podcasts

New and forthcoming adult books:
• Let Me Be Like Water by S K Perry
• The Boy At The Door by Alex Dahl
• You Were Made For This by Michelle Sacks.
• Wild Hunger by Chloe Neill
• Baptism of Fire: life, death and Piper Alpha by Geoff Bollands

New and forthcoming children’s titles:
• Who’s afraid of the big bad bogey? Timothy Knapman (0-3 years)
• Beano Ultimate Joke Book (6-9 years)
• Minecraft STEM Challenge: Build a Theme Park (9-12 years)
• It’s only the end of the world, JR Henderson (teen)

DVD recommendations:
• I feel pretty (15)
• Deadpool 2 (15)
• Showdogs (PG)

Our Reading Agony this week: Help, my kid is better at video games than I am! We have a great range of game guides to help you navigate your way through tricky levels. Read up on them and then impress your kids with your mad skills!

Staff quote of the day: “I can see the pub from here!”

Our discussion:  Our Favourite Graphic Novel titles
• Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman and Charles Adlard
• Judge Dredd, any author/artist
• Sweet Tooth, Jeff Lemire
• Saga by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples
• Kill Or Be Killed by Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips
• Rebellion Fleetway reprints particularly Charley’s War by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun
• Dungeon Fun by Colin Bell and Neil Slorence
• Watchmen, Alan Grant
• Preacher, Garth Ennis
• Halo Graphic novels

Did you know? Libraries have print magazines to read and back issues to borrow

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